Swimming at the 1972 Summer Olympics – Women's 100 metre butterfly

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Swimming events at the
1972 Summer Olympics
Sample picture of the event (unofficial)
Freestyle
100 m men women
200 m men women
400 m men women
800 m women
1500 m men
Backstroke
100 m men women
200 m men women
Breaststroke
100 m men women
200 m men women
Butterfly
100 m men women
200 m men women
Individual medley
200 m men women
400 m men women
Freestyle relay
4×100 m men women
4×200 m men
Medley relay
4×100 m men women

The women's 100 metre butterfly event at the 1972 Olympic Games took place between August 31 and September 1. This swimming event used the butterfly stroke. Because an Olympic size swimming pool is 50 metres long, this race consisted of two lengths of the pool.

Medalists[edit]

Gold  Mayumi Aoki
Japan (JPN)
Silver  Roswitha Beier
East Germany (GDR)
Bronze  Andrea Gyarmati
Hungary (HUN)

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

Heat 1

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Dana Shrader United States 1:05.09 Q
2 Edeltraud Koch West Germany 1:05.29 Q
3 Frieke Buys Netherlands 1:06.89 Q
4 Margrit Thomet Switzerland 1:07.28 Q
5 Brenda McGrory Ireland 1:08.52
6 Donatella Talpo-Schiavon Italy 1:08.98
7 Susan Sloan Canada 1:09.38
8 Norma Amezcua Mexico 1:12.23

Heat 2

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Andrea Gyarmati Hungary 1:04.01 OR, Q
2 Roswitha Beier East Germany 1:04.34 Q
3 Eva Wikner Sweden 1:06.70 Q
4 Iryna Ustymenko Soviet Union 1:07.44 Q
5 Aurora Chamorro Spain 1:08.39
6 Leslie Cliff Canada 1:09.29
7 Hsu Yue-Yun Chinese Taipei 1:11.67

Heat 3

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Deena Deardurff United States 1:04.80 Q
2 Rosemarie Kother-Gabriel East Germany 1:04.83 Q
3 Noriko Asano Japan 1:04.97 Q
4 Sue Funch Australia 1:07.51
5 Jean Jeavons Great Britain 1:07.64
6 Věra Faitlová Czechoslovakia 1:08.18
7 Tay Chin Joo Singapore 1:10.92
8 Susana Saxlund Uruguay 1:11.90

Heat 4

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Mayumi Aoki Japan 1:04.00 OR, Q
2 Ellie Daniel United States 1:04.33 Q
3 Gudrun Beckmann West Germany 1:05.26 Q
4 Heike Nagel West Germany 1:05.64 Q
5 Marilyn Corson Canada 1:06.26 Q
6 Judit Turóczy Hungary 1:09.73
7 Ileana Morales Venezuela 1:10.37

Semifinals[edit]

Heat 1

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Andrea Gyarmati Hungary 1:03.80 Q, OR
2 Roswitha Beier East Germany 1:04.36 Q
3 Dana Shrader United States 1:04.54 Q
4 Rosemarie Kother East Germany 1:04.64
5 Edeltraud Koch West Germany 1:05.28
6 Frieke Buys Netherlands 1:06.78
7 Marilyn Corson Canada 1:06.78
8 Iryna Ustymenko Soviet Union 1:07.76

Heat 2

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Deena Deardurff United States 1:03.97 Q
2 Mayumi Aoki Japan 1:04.11 Q
3 Ellie Daniel United States 1:04.25 Q
4 Gudrun Beckmann West Germany 1:04.52 Q
5 Noriko Asano Japan 1:04.53 Q
6 Heike Hustede West Germany 1:06.48
7 Margrit Thomet Switzerland 1:07.12
8 Eva Wikner Sweden 1:07.53

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Mayumi Aoki Japan 1:03.34 OR
2 Roswitha Beier East Germany 1:03.61
3 Andrea Gyarmati Hungary 1:03.73
4 Deena Deardurff United States 1:03.95
5 Dana Shrader United States 1:03.98
6 Ellie Daniel United States 1:04.08
7 Gudrun Beckmann West Germany 1:04.15
8 Noriko Asano Japan 1:04.25

Key: OR = Olympic record

References[edit]